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if japanese tsunami debris has come aboard. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler has more. >> reporter: you can see the occasional bit of plastic on the beach but volunteers cleared beaches from santa cruz to monterey. >> reporter: in a warehouse they call the trash lab researchers went through a tiny fraction of the 8-tons volunteers picked up. >> our beaches are bees used heavily and we are still leaving stuff behind. >> shoes, socks, cans, bottles, all kinds of stuff. you name it, we can find it on the beach. >> reporter: they are on the look out for debris from the japanese sunomy. -- tsunami. >> someone was eating on the beach and left it there. >> 1.5 million tons swept out to sea from japan. officials said a dozen confirmed from japan. none in california. >> it is a big ocean. much can sink. it is phenomenal that individual items will find their ways to the shores. >> reporter: researchers were identifying dangerous stuff. >> getting a better understanding of the hazards out there. >> reporter: scientists are hoping to convince manufacturers and policy makers to protect our ocea
to take free rides. >> today we're looking at science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. >> governor brown visited google headquarters in mountain view to sign a bill into law that brings a driverless cars are one step closer to the roads. [ male announcer ] citibank's app for ipad makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. [ male announcer ] jay likes it when his mobile phone helps him deposit his checks. jay also like it when mother nature helps him wash his car. mother nature's cool like that. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. the >>pam: here is a look at our top stories. fbi investigators say to an area where human remains were found. it is the connection with the speed freak tellers case. investigators found thousands of human bone fragments earlier this year. at this point, digging for more human bones has not started. >>pam: it shooting happened around 3:00 in oakland. police are still trying to find out who fired the dozens of shots
'll be a long two years. >>> today we are looking at science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. the airwaves driverless cars get the green light in california was one of the smartest people in the bay area says the roads will be safer. >>> 40 million fans can't be wrong. the guilty pleasure that have bay area women's waiting in line for hours tonight. ,, why shop t.j.maxx and marshalls? one. you get all the awesome brand names. two. you get them for less than department stores, and that's awesome. three. she'll think you look stylish and awesome. four. you'll actually be awesome, which is awesome. getting taken a look at the chaos up falling apart malfunction on september 16th. this surveillance video from the civic center when a train experienced what part is calling 8,000 v electrical arc caused by some degree on the track that is what are now says caused the bright flash and all that smoke as you can see it sent people scrambling. cars that donated driver. it's officially endorsed by california law. more on the technology some google employees are already using to go for work. today we'r
at science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. >> governor brown visited the google headquarters to sign a bill that allows a global driverless cars one step closer to our roads. >>pam: a few other new laws signed today. a new plan for state parks in the wake of plant closures and the scandal. those stories and more coming up at 5:30 p.m.. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. >>dan: we are following breaking this tonight, reggie kumar is live on the scene in oakland where a pregnant woman was injured in a shooting. >>reggie: we're hearing reports that a pregnant wom
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nobody is behind the wheel. >> today we are looking at science fiction becoming reality. >> the fine the notion, and governor jerry brown arrived at google in a self driving a car to accelerate california's leadership in autonomous vehicles. google has already logged 300,000 mi. with this technology. a new law allows them on public roads for testing as long as a licensed and insured drivers behind the wheel. the governor signed legislation in front of an audience of google employees. a google co-founder was asked when the public might get their hands on it >> we have some pretty ambitious targets for the team, they are stressed out looking at me answer this question >> he did say five years or less into believes it will save lives. 99 percent of all traffics in fatal accidents are caused by human error >> i suspect it will be far safer than human driven cars >> it also opens up the possibility of the blind people driving. cutting down on congestion, these cars automatically align themselves with precision and allow people to do something else while driving. who gets the ticket in a s
may sound like science fiction but google headquarters where engineers are working to make the dream a reality. explains a new and modernized of the road. >> perhaps the drive point governor jerry brown arrived today at google headquarters toyota. he then went inside and signed a law clearing the way for driverless cars to hit the road. >> self driving car is another step forward in this long march of california pioneering the future and leading not just the country, the whole world. >> the new law will set standards including requiring a human being to be behind the wheel in case of an emergency, but that may eventually change according to google cofounder. >> you can have a car drop you off at work, get out, walk through a little bit of space, and it goes off and takes somebody else somewhere else. >> he says driverless cars may enable large car sharing and potentially reduce the demand for parking. engineers say driverless cars will not be subject to what most automobile crashes, human error. >> i expect going to be far safer than human-driven cars. >> judging by a reaction, some
on death row right now. >> why bother driving when the car can do it for you? no longer science fiction, and now the official california policy. ann noterangelo has more on how global team up with the governments to look into the future. >> the day is coming when you are a passenger in at the car and the driver says " look, no hands " and you are not scared. >> today we are looking at science-fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. the self driving car. >> governor jerry brown arrived at the googled mountains you headquartered in a self driving a car to accelerate his partnership with google. google has gone 3,000 mi. of the technology in the new law allows them on public roads as long as there is a licensed and insured driver behind the wheel and it directs the dmv to adopt regulations for the vehicles. the governor signed legislation around an audience of school employees. the global co-founder was asked when the public might get their hands on this vehicle. >> i do not want to overpromise, we have ambitious targets for the team, they're looking at me answering this question. >> he did s
communities stronger. ♪ now i'm a geologist at chevron, and i get to help science teachers. it has four servo motors and a wireless microcontroller. over the last three years we've put nearly 100 million dollars into american education. that's thousands of kids learning to love science. ♪ isn't that cool? and that's pretty cool. ♪ blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. >>> welcome back. time now 6:25. uc berkeley the latest college campus to get a fake bomb threat. suspicious call came in a bomb was on campus. they searched all day and nothing came up. now in the past couple of weeks other schools like ones in ohio, texas, tennessee they all received threats that turned out to be false alarms. >>> idaho fisherman made
at citibank. my high school science teacher made me what i am today. ♪ now i'm a geologist at chevron, and i get to help science teachers. it has four servo motors and a wireless microcontroller. over the last three years we've put nearly 100 million dollars into american education. that's thousands of kids learning to love science. ♪ isn't that cool? and that's pretty cool. ♪ for the first time in years a san francisco resident has contracted the west nile virus. is an unidentified man they know that he did leave the city limits before he got six so sampras's the department of health is not sure if he contracted the virus here in san francisco or somewhere else in the bay area. they say he didn't develop encephalitis or swelling of the brain and now he is recovering at home. california health officials had tested several workers at the california national park to see if they were exposed to the deadly mouse born hanta virus. most people that spent time at the park this year have been infected with the virus. most of them say the signature tent cabins and curry village. three of those pe
a video service. >> today we're looking at science-fiction becoming tomorrow's reality itself driving a car. >> that bill to sign the goebbels driverless car as a law--kron 4 news points out the public and benefit from travel as cars and how they may see them in reality. >> governor brown surprised the media by pulling up to gogol's headquarters in one of gogol's of thomas carr is the drive itself. apparently he was impressed >> its the only way to go guys >> uses the latest gps technology to drive and have a great gatnavigate. the bill te governor signed into law today allows google to test their driverless cars on public roads. before now they were testing and parking lots private rows or in nevada, the only of the state in the country to allow an autonomous vehicles on the road. >> this step self driving a car is another step for in california pioneers in the future and not just leaving the country but the whole world. >> the most accidents are caused by human error. it does not have to be this way. these vehicles have the potential to avoid accidents. it really has the potential t
programs, engineering, computer science, all with salaries over $75,000 per year and you cannot just make yourself into an engineer but it might help you with a major you choose. we have a list of the top paying jobs for bachelors degree holders. what is missing, i didn't see anything in broadcast journalism on that list >> you probably won't. >> you do a lot of growing up when you go to college. >> i'm still growing. around the bay area today if you are just getting up we have autumn sunshine coming our way. temperatures are a little bit cool to start your mainly in the 40's and 50's. patchy fog showing up at the immediate coast line. as that moves out we will see warmer weather building in as high pressure sneak back in over the bay area. as you approached the coast line ec thick fog this morning and even a couple of patches of fog. this afternoon we should see plenty of sunshine in most spots. temperatures in the '60s and '70s in the bay. even along the coastline we will stick with sunshine. nineties and hot in the central valley today. 85 degrees in beautiful. sunny and warm around th
at science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality he was there to sign a bill authored by state senator alex padilla. >> we can safe lives and create jobs and that is a great bill, whether you're an engineer or politician. >> 40,000 americans are killed nearly in auto accidents. engineers are convinced self driving cars will reduce numbers. and freeways will be less congested and computers will allow cars to save safely bumper to bumper. >> what i can see is phone shall to trance form our urban centers and you can have a car drop you off here at work and get out, walk three green space. this takes someone else somewhere else. >> and google is wondering about the experimental goggles. they're sharing the vision engineers have embraced. self driving cars could expand the market empowering vision impaired and disabled to share the road. and the bill governor brown signed will give the dmv three years to come up with regulations to allow those cars to hit the streets. >> that is going to change everything. thank you. >> comcast told a thousand workers three of the california call centers will cl
for years. according to the school website he teaches math science, and student councilco adviser and this morning he is behind bars for committing a lewd & lascivious conduct with a child under 14. the arrest came after reason reports of inappropriate relationships. the principal hut him on -- put him on administrative leave and he has a long history with the community and with students. pool are asking if you have any information any appropriate conduct call police. in the meantime the school is making big changes to the classes he taught. his students will be broken up and reassigned starting monday. the school is inviting parents of the students who were in his classes to come to a meeting tonight where they can ask questions and administrators are expected to be there. they will have extra councilling for students who need it -- counseling for students who need it and he is set to be arraigned on this charge tomorrow. wopping wong ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> -- claudine wong ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> and they are raising some new questions about the new california
culinary classes to get jobs in our restaurant, computer science classes. >> reporter: city college of san francisco has till october 15 to submit an action plan aimed at turning around city college of san francisco. reporting live, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> california's community college system is getting a new leader. the next chancellor. he spent 16 years of chancellor. california community colleges make up the nations' largest public system. >>> joseph naso has been granted extra time to prepare for his murder trial. joseph naso is defending himself against four counts of murder in the 1970ss and 1990s. a judge granted him aquarial delay -- a trial delay after he requested it. it was set to begin in november but the judge pushed jury selection to january 14. >>> a school student is facing disciplinary action for bringing a air soft pist tool school. -- pistol to school. he threatened to hurt anyone who reported him. officials say they notified his parents and looking in to consequences. >>> the regular refs are back on the field tonight after they reached a deal yesterday to t
search spending, perhaps new colors and computer science graduates the press people coming in from out a state of getting the shop's wares people and laid off from manufacturing plant or call center do not have the skills the required to fill the shops. the will be left out. >>> another thing with the job statistics is when the call center is closing are shifting its call centers of state. and campbell soup and the governor and the politicians create all these other jobs. my question is are the jobs your greeting now to the how to pay and benefits that the old jobs have? or the new jobs different? >>> there's a fundamental shift in the skills that required for these new jobs. it used to be the case that could high-school graduate work at high school education and concurrent yourself a middle-class income and and and nothing gets no longer the case. >>> college crash which now are being hired full-time but they're piling on part-time. index difficult to bridge over into full time because the market to benefit cost them. is not the same job as it was before. >>> some the jobs are not ava
, language arts, maps and science. he's the athletic director, basketball coach and student council co-advisorier -- adviser. here's what's going to happen today -- a substitute teacher is in place he will be in place today and tomorrow and then on monday, what they will do is take his classes and distribute the kids to other classes. and that's how it is going to work. the counselors are also in place today. we talked about parents having questions. parents can ask the administrators but certainly a lot of questions. a lot of people that we've told about what happened. certainly are shocked and upset. we tried to talk to some neighbors of the teacher. they were upset and didn't want to talk about the situation. but apparently the home he was arrested in is one that he grew up in. the family has been there for years. claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> in antioch, some parents are angry saying they are not notified about a student who brought a gun to school. the turner school principal said -- said the incident happened last wednesday but the letters did not go out u
: almost 68% of the total registered voters will request a mail in ballot. san jose state political science profession or says campaigning know they have to reach voters sooner. >> they have to put those ads out earlier than they would have in the past. >> one of the most talked about initiatives in san jose, it would raise minimum age from 8 to $10 an hour. they say their grass roots campaign can't take any votes for granted. >> we started not just a few weeks before the early voting but we have been going at it for about 2 months now. >> reporter: backed by the silicone valley chamber of customers. these political ads are going up now. say early voting and mail in ballot make it more expensive. but waiting until the end of october is not an option. >> if you wait you have no chance of winning. >> reporter: several bat on the drop off-sites like this one will open up october 8. you can go to our website for locations. just click on web links. matt keller. >>> some same sex couples are getting a reprieve from the federal government. partners in which one is an illegal immigrant will put the
and making fun of each other while we are in the science fair together. >> together they applied their skills to find ways to save their school districts tens of thousands of colors in energy costs. something the las of 1936 never had to worry about. >> it's baby steps you have to take to lead to a big difference. it's what you have to do. every light switch counts. >> for example, this lamp is an older system. it's about one and a half inches in diameter and uses more energy than newer models. >> their cool, they know it best, and they can help us out with specific counts and specific information. the project was made 'baseball pg&e innovator pilot program wherein saytors like duane are brought on board to do an energy audit. in this case he was teamed with those who know the campus best, the members of the green engineering academy. >> that measure we identified was about 100,000kwh of annual savings which i think is $14,000 for the school each year that they would save. >> the students were able to identify more than 45 quad lamps, multiple thermostats and old computers that were outdated
. >> reporter: but u.s. political science professor cook says the romney campaign has been playing the expectations game both ways. >> coming out the conventions until now. certainly for the romney campaign hasn't been positive and they made the argument, wait until the debates come around. >> reporter: cook says romney has an advantage by simply appearing on stage with a sitting president. and romney could take advantage as the debate makes it to the economy. voters will have their chance to decide with two more presidential debates to follow this month. in san francisco, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and you can watch that debate live right here on ktvu channel 2 this wednesday. our coverage begins at 6:00 p.m. followed by a special edition of ktvu news. >>> a new analysis shows a record 23.7 million latinos will be eligible to vote in the upcoming election. that is more than 20% from 2008. the hispanic research says that the turn out is usually smaller than that of whites and african americans about 50%. that could be because eligible latino voters are younger and fewe
in people's imagination. >> today we're looking at science fiction becoming tomorrow tease reality, the self-driving car. >> reporter: it's called an autonomous vehicle. google has been testing a dozen prius models equipped with sensors allowing them to drive themselves. >> think the self-driving car can improve the quality of life for everyone here in california, in the country and in the world. >> reporter: on tuesday the governor signed a bill directing the steal's dmv to come up with regulations for licensing and operating driverless autos by 2015. he discovered there's many questions yet to be answered. >> so if a self-driving car runs a red light and gets nabbed by the camera, who gets the ticket? >> whoever owns the car, i think. we'll work that out. that's the easiest problem to work out. >> self-trying cars don't run red lights. >> rules regulating self-driving cars are on the way, cars themselves are still being developed. for cbs "this morning," ben tracey, los angeles. >>> so you ready for driverless car? >> no. didn't they tell you when you learn to drive do the 10 and 2. don't
's surface. below book represents the science team is that this is a rock that was formed in the presence of water. we can characterize that with a vigorous flow of the surface of mars. >> scientists say that the stones are too large with out the presence of water. and their belief that there could be a water flow. >> we are looking at a much slower than usual drive. what would be considered the non-commute direction. and what might have otherwise been only 20 minutes is still 51 minutes. northbound through the san ramon valley. again, this is northbound from the san ramon, a dublin towards walnut creek. there have been too different accidents the north the first and worst is here if rockier road. and it has been nearly one hour. and both of these are clear we are left with this residuals life. a quick check of the bridges. that late accident at the base of the inclined. that backed up traffic all the way to the mes. however, he conceived of backup into this and toug this was not a hot spot as it has been for several days. with conditions of light and easy and at the golden gate you work
and self- discovery. >>> some san francisco residents can visit the california academy of sciences for free this weekend. it is all part of the neighborhood free days which is every friday through sunday through the end of october. people living in the zip codes there on your screen can enter for free this weekend. all you have to do is bring your photo i.d., each adult can bring up to six children. >>> more than 2000 soccer balls will be flying in the air at candlestick today. america scores, a local youth soccer group, will gather to try and break the guinness world record for the most soccer balls dribbled at one time. last year the st. louis chapter made history when 428 soccer players came together, but the united nations has since defeated that record with more than 2000 dribblers in the gaza strip. they will be at the stick at 1:00. >>> the petaluma little league team will enjoy a whole new adventure this afternoon. since advancing to the little league world series, the players took part in a town parade and honored by both the giants and a's. now the team will swim with dolphins at
the latest science at the institute of medicine which determined the appropriate amount of calories. you know, savannah, the white house pints out that most students 850 calories will be enough, and we're talking about fighting incidents of obesity. >> for student athletes if it's a concern they can bring a snack from home. mara schiavocampo, thanks very much. >> coming up next, brian williams with mitt romney talking about what romney would do to fix our schools, right after this. [ phil ] i have a toyota camry hybrid. [ man ] tell me about that. [ phil ] katie and i talked about really committing to making a difference in the amount of gas that we use. she was using 8 to 10 tankfuls. i was using 5 tankfuls. now i use one tankful a month, and she may use about two. it drives like a sports car. it handles very well. people are a little surprised that a hybrid zipped by them the way that i do. [ male announcer ] see phil's story and more at the camry effect. camry from toyota. a kraft homestyle mac & cheese bowl. it's yours for a mere 30 minutes of a pg-13 movie. [ alien noises ] [ male announ
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